National Badger Day: today, 6th October

Posted on October 6, 2012


Today (6th October) is National Badger Day in the UK.

The event is listed on the Veggies AR calendar:

‘… Each year the National Federation of Badger Groups (NFBG) helps thousands of badgers in Britain. You can help badgers too, by organising or taking part in an event to raise funds for, or awareness of, the NFBG on or around National Badger Day.


Please sign the Petition posted by Brian May on the HM Government e-petition site on 07/09/2012. The target is to achieve 100,000 signatures as quickly as possible in order to request a debate in Parliament. The Petition can only be signed once, electronically. There is no equivalent paper petition.

The fourth paragraph should read “The method of free shooting badgers could cause severe pain to many thousands of badgers.” The missing word shown in italics was noticed too late for the text to be changed but should not affect the integrity of the petition …’

Read more on the web-site of the Badger Trust at

Please support the Badger Trust and all their work.


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